Papas arrugadas with mojo picón is a traditional recipe from the Canary Islands that makes not only the Canarians love it but all those who try it. The recipe for wrinkly potatoes is very simple, but it is a dish full of flavour, perfect to take as an appetizer or garnish. Mojo picón is a red sauce with a spicy flavor that is served with ‘wrinkly’ potatoes.
“Mojo picón, mojo picón, the delicious Canary Island sauce is called…” as it said in the lyrics of the famous song, is prepared with a few ingredients that almost everyone has in the kitchen. On the other hand, the wrinkly potatoes are prepared with a small variety of Canarian potato (papa bonita). If you do not have these you can use garnish potatoes.